Gymnodoris rubropapulosa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Gymnodoris impudica)
Jump to: navigation, search
Gymnodoris rubropapulosa
Gymnodoris impudica.jpg
Gymnodoris rubropapulosa in Lembeh, 2009
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Euctenidiacea
clade Doridacea

Superfamily: Polyceroidea
Family: Gymnodorididae
Genus: Gymnodoris
Species: G. rubropapulosa
Binomial name
Gymnodoris rubropapulosa
(Bergh, 1905)
Synonyms
  • Gymnodoris impudica (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828)
  • Trevelyana rubropapulosa Bergh, 1905 (basionym)

Gymnodoris rubropapulosa is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Polyceridae. It was first described in 1828.[1] [2]

Distribution[edit]

This species is known from the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean.

Description[edit]

Gymnodoris rubropapulosa is a large dorid nudibranch up to 60 mm in length. It has a white body covered with many orange spots, an orange mantle-edge and orange-lined rhinophores.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nudipixel.net/species/gymnodoris_impudica/
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Gymnodoris rubropapulosa. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=597106 on 2012-04-15
  • Gosliner T.M., Behrens D.W. & Valdés A. (2008) Indo-Pacific nudibranchs and sea slugs. Sea Challengers Natural History Books and California Academy of Sciences. 426 pp.

External links[edit]